This English Tudor, located on a private acre in Ladue, instantly charms with exquisite architectural details and a beautiful backyard that features lush gardens, an inground pool and a blue slate patio. Imagine waking up in the wonderful master suite, with its adjacent sitting room. Take your coffee in the cozy sunroom, just behind those pretty French doors, or opt to sit fireside in the handsome hearth room. Attached is the gourmet kitchen, which offers custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, an oversized center island and a bar, plus an eating area. Later in the evening, bid guests welcome through the lovely entryway where leaded glass windows and magnificent millwork is sure to draw the eye. Enjoy a lavish meal in the elegant dining room, then games afterward in the formal living room. This is the kind of home that can make the rest of the world melt away.

This 6-bedroom, 4 full-bathroom and 2 half-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.125 million.

Carla Britton & Sally Dowling, 314-518-3338 (Britton), 314-922-6041 (Dowling), 314-725-5100 (office),

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